PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — It’s the time that comes however every year; vacation time.

Christmas tunes are already blaring on the radio, Santa’s flushed face is adorning lawns and each retailer’s insides are bursting with inexperienced and purple.

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For many, it’s a stress-crammed time of yr, juggling vacation events and recitals, household gatherings, and an countless purchasing record.

However for one particular little boy from Saco, Maine, Christmas is a bit of quieter and lots earlier.  

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The vacation arrived Sunday, November 12 to a small hospital room at Maine Medical Middle in close by Portland.

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9-yr-previous Jacob Thomspon has been battling stage 4 neuroblastoma since he was simply 5. Neuroblastoma is a most cancers that usually impacts youngsters and infants. He was admitted to Maine Medical Middle on October eleven and his mother and father have been advised he solely had a month to stay. 

Jacob is a typical younger boy in most respects, he loves Christmas, police and penguins.  

We launched Jacob to you on November 1, once we shared his want for Christmas playing cards for his final vacation. 

Since then tens of hundreds of playing cards have flown into Jacob’s small hospital room from, not solely, throughout Maine however everywhere in the world. 

Surrounded by playing cards, stuffed penguins, a Christmas tree and lights, Jacob celebrated Christmas together with his household Sunday morning.

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Mr. and Mrs. Claus even took time to go to Jacob and make, what his mother and father are saying might be his final Christmas, a really particular one.

“It looks like it took ceaselessly to get right here, however I’m so excited Christmas is lastly right here. I simply need Jacob to have the ability to smile, and never need to give attention to the  ache,” stated Jacob’s father, Roger Guay.

And despite the fact that the ache does not’t go away, even for an early Christmas, at the least the ache takes a again seat to the thrill that Jacob’s little hospital room has seen during the last two weeks.

Since November 1, Jacob has not solely had playing cards flying in from celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rob Lowe and fellow Mainer, Anna Kendrick, however he has additionally had a parade of…